The first table below looks at the demand for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 198 193 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Debian 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate £343 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £22.50
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1275 1298 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.76% 20.40% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 890 999
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 90
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Debian
London

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (50.00%) MySQL
4 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) Python
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) CentOS
7 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (33.33%) JIRA
8 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) J2EE

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 3 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.11%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LDAP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) MRTG
3 1 (5.56%) IMAP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.56%) KDB
5 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Ant
4 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
4 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 4 (22.22%) AnthillPro
4 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (22.22%) FishEye
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) wxWidgets
3 1 (5.56%) Xerces
3 1 (5.56%) Xalan
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) SUSE
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Fedora
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Korn
8 1 (5.56%) C-shell
8 1 (5.56%) Lisp
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vCloud
2 3 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) Squid
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.56%) Dovecot
4 1 (5.56%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (5.56%) OpenSSH
4 1 (5.56%) qmail
4 1 (5.56%) Snort
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.56%) Cacti
4 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Percona
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) New Relic
4 1 (5.56%) Akamai
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Qualys
4 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec